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Correlational findings

Study Headey (1981): study AU 1978

Public:
Adults, general public, Australia, 1978
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 679
Non Response:
not reported
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Self-fulfillment index
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of 6 single questions on satisfaction with:
a: The sense of purpose and meaning in your life
b: What are you accomplishing in your life
c: How intersting is your day-to-day-life
d: Extent to which you are developing yourself and broadening your life
e: Extent to which you are achieving succes and getting ahead
f: How exciting is your life
All scored on a 1-9 D-T rating scale, summation by average.

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a r = +.73 p < .001 O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.40 all cases,
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- problem handling
- family activities
- work around the house
- mother
- health
- house
- standard of living
- assertiveness
- friends
- fun and enjoyment
- marriage
O-DT-u-sqt-v-9-a Beta = +.43 marrieds only
Beta's controlled for satisfaction with
- sex life
- problem handling
- family activities
- work around the house
- mother
- health
- house
- standard of living
- assertiveness
- friends
- fun and enjoyment
- marriage